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Lieut. James Pomeroy Cavers

Lieut. James Pomeroy Cavers

Male 1891 - 1918  (26 years)

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  • Name James Pomeroy Cavers 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 29 Dec 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Cavers, J. Pomeroy. Lieutenant. Belonged to the Eaton Machine Gun Battery. Educated at Galt Collegiate Institute. Killed.1a

      1aCavers, J. Pomeroy: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 21 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2888930/data?n=1
    Cavers, J. Pomeroy.
    Cavers, J. Pomeroy.
    Lieutenant. Belonged to the Eaton Machine Gun Battery. Educated at Galt Collegiate Institute. Killed.

    Cavers, J. Pomeroy: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 21 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2888930/data?n=1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-99132 
    Died 3 Sep 1918  Salonica, , Thessaloníkis, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Doiran Memorial, Doiran, , Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I99132  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Andrew Cavers,   b. 1859, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1898  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Clare Estelle,   b. 16 Sep 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1949  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F17085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1918 - Salonica, , Thessaloníkis, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Doiran Memorial, Doiran, , Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Son of W.A. Cavers and Mrs. W. J. Dyas (formerly Cavers), of Toronto. Educated at Upper Canada College and Toronto University.

      James Pomeroy Cavers - The Canadian Virtual War Memorial - Veterans Affairs Canada. (2016). Veterans.gc.ca. Retrieved 21 May 2016, from https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1649027

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      Flight-Lieut. J. P. Cavers, the son of Mrs. Dyas of Howland Ave., Toronto, was at U.C.C. in 1 909-1910. When he enlisted in 1915 he was in his 3rd year S.P.S., Toronto; he was Capt. of the S.P.S. Rugby Team, which won the Mulock Cup in 1912; in 1913-19 14 he was Intercollegiate light-weight boxing Champion and in 1914-1915, President of the S.P.S. Athletic Society. He enlisted with the Eaton Machine Gun Battery and served with that unit in France until he was wounded; on recovery he joined the R.F.C. and was transferred to Salonika, where he was again wounded, but remained on duty, and, finally was reported missing on September 3rd, 191 8. He was 25 years of age.


      UCC Remembers > Lieutenant James Pomeroy Cavers '10 . (2018). Uccremembers.ca. Retrieved 31 August 2018, from https://uccremembers.ca/old-boy/lieutenant-james-pomeroy-cavers-10/

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Lieut. James Pomeroy Cavers / 150th Sqdn. R.A.F. / killed in acton at Salonica 1918 / aged 25 years / Claire Estelle Pomeroy / Wife of Wm. A Cavers / died Nov.6,1949 / Mary Wigginton / died Oct.4,1934 / Christena Cavers / died Aug.30,1953 / Agnes Matidla Cavers / died July 9,1955